VALLS, Spain (AP) — Alejandro Valverde won the fifth stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Friday, while Richie Porte took the lead of the seven-day race.
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PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A European championship qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia has been abandoned following a brawl between the two teams’ players.
ROME (AP) — Ryder Cup officials say that Italy’s bid for the 2022 event will require overhauling some holes on the Marco Simone course outside Rome.
HARELBEKE, Belgium (AP) — British rider Geraint Thomas won the E3 Harelbeke classic on Friday after launching a late attack, while three-time winner Fabian Cancellara sustained two minor fractures to his lower back after being caught in a crash.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The legal challenge in Germany over five-time Olympic speedskating champion Claudia Pechstein’s doping case endangers the entire international arbitration system, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday.